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Nut - Nylon (4-40, 10 pack)

Sometimes you need to fasten something down with a nut, but don't want to worry about shorting anything. A nylon nut can save you the hassle of shorting out the ground plane on a PCB without enough spacing around the mounting hole.

**Note: **Sold in packs of ten.

Nut - Nylon (4-40, 10 pack) Product Help and Resources

Core Skill: DIY

Whether it's for assembling a kit, hacking an enclosure, or creating your own parts; the DIY skill is all about knowing how to use tools and the techniques associated with them.


Skill Level: Noob - Basic assembly is required. You may need to provide your own basic tools like a screwdriver, hammer or scissors. Power tools or custom parts are not required. Instructions will be included and easy to follow. Sewing may be required, but only with included patterns.
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Looking for answers to technical questions?

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  • For me this is less about shorting and more about weight saving, in a quadcopter application...

    +1 for nylon screws

  • Can we get some nylon 4-40 screws to go along with the nylon standoffs and nylon nuts? Preferably multiple length options (1/2", 3/4", 1")

  • This is a solution in search of a problem (the actual uses for nylon nuts are pretty limited). Better options to deal with a shorting PCB issue would be to use a nylon washer or a "small pattern" nut instead.

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